How to Reset Your Furnace or Heat Pump

January 12, 2022

The cold winter air in Oregon City, OR, will have you reaching for your home’s thermostat for relief. If your furnace or heat pump won’t respond, and you’ve already reset your programmable or smart thermostat and verified that it’s set to heat, you may need to reset the heat pump or furnace itself. Follow these quick instructions for resetting your home’s heating system. Reset Your Furnace Turn off power to the furnace at your breaker box. Locate the furnace’s reset button. These buttons are usually located in the blower or air handler. They are often red

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Should My Furnace Be Making Noises?

December 20, 2021

While your furnace works hard to keep your home warm during the fall and winter, it’s only natural for it to make noise. However, sometimes, there might be an odd noise that makes you uncomfortable. It’s important to identify these sounds and know what they mean. Banging Noise A banging noise can signify that your furnace experienced a minor gas explosion. That occurs when it takes too long for your furnace to ignite. The problem might be due to improper gas pressure or a clog. A professional should inspect your furnace to fix the problem.

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Tips to Prepare Your House for Winter

November 18, 2021

Now that fall is here, it’s time to prepare your home for the winter. Doing so will make your home more comfortable, keep a lid on your energy bills, and protect your house. Protect Pipes From Freezing A burst pipe can cost you a lot of money. Prevent this by insulating pipes where they are exposed. Insulation is cheap and can be used in crawl spaces and attics and along exterior walls and under sinks. Pipes in crawl spaces and basements are most likely to burst, so pay special attention to pipes in those locations.

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Learn About Space Heater Safety During Fire Prevention Week

October 13, 2021

At Anderson Heating & Cooling, we are always ready to discuss fire safety with our community. If you have space heaters for supplemental heating, it is crucial that you follow some safety tips to help prevent house fires this year. Make Sure Your Smoke Alarms Work If you use space heaters for heating parts of your home this winter, it is vital to make sure you have enough smoke alarms, and they all work. Check each smoke alarm monthly and replace the batteries every six months or sooner. Do a Quick Inspection

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How Do You Safely Relight Your Furnace’s Pilot Light?

September 16, 2021

Your furnace has a big job of keeping your entire home warm throughout the coldest days of the year. The pilot light ensures that the burners are activated so the furnace can efficiently heat your home. Sometimes, your furnace’s pilot light may suddenly go out. This can happen for a variety of reasons, but you will want to relight it if that happens. Of course, it’s important to be safe while doing that. Here are a few steps you can use to safely relight the pilot light in your furnace. Find the Pilot Light’s

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Furnaces: A Wonderful Invention

November 12, 2020

There are various types of heating systems that could heat your home in the colder months of the year. These include boilers, heat pumps, electric space heaters, fireplaces, and furnaces. Furnaces work by heating air and distributing it around a room, providing you with a warm and comfortable space. Furnaces are a wonderful invention for the following reasons. Fast Heating Furnaces are a great way to quickly heat up your home since they burn fuel to provide high amounts of heat. If you have a large home, furnaces are ideal because they can distribute heat faster

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What is the Most Energy-Efficient Way to Heat your Home?

March 12, 2020

Did this year’s heating costs make you afraid to open your utility bills this winter? You’re not alone. The costs to keep a home comfortable continue to rise every year. Obviously, the more energy you use, the more expensive your heating costs will be. This leads many homeowners like yourself to ask if there is a more energy-efficient way you could be heating your home, and the answer is yes. High-Efficiency Heat Pumps Are Great for Energy Savings If you want to heat your home in the most energy-efficient manner possible, you should consider a heat

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